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First in the Middle East - flydubai operates Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 Split Scimitar® Winglets

Dubai-based flydubai is the first operator in the Middle East of its latest Split Scimitar Winglet technology.  flydubai completed the first installation of the Split Scimitar Winglets on one of its Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft late last month at Joramco in Amman, Jord...

Safran Efficient Cabin Open Space chosen by Air France for its Airbus A320 fleet

Air France is the first airline in the world to choose Safran Cabin's latest ECOS luggage compartments to equip its A320 and A321 single-aisle short and medium-haul aircraft. On its domestic and European network, Air France is continuing to improve its customers' travel experien...


Second phase of Iris air traffic modernisation programme with Inmarsat

Inmarsat signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for phase two of the ground-breaking Iris air traffic modernisation programme, which will include important flight trials across Europe to assess the service in a real operational environment. Iris is being developed to deliver powerful benefits to European aviation by enabling high bandwidth, cost-effective satellite-based da...

First SAUDIA Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner delivered

Congratulation Saudi Arabian Airlines on the delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner! The airline welcomed its first 787-10 Dreamliner at a special ceremony at the new Terminal 1 of  Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport. It which will play a key role in the airline’s fleet and network expansion. The largest member of the Dreamliner family sets...

The first of Qantas’ upgraded A380s welcomes its passengers

This is a huge success, have a look and we are pretty sure you want to travel with this exact aircraft to fly for your next holidays! The first of Qantas’ upgraded A380s welcomed its first passengers, delivering a new level of comfort for customers travelling on the national carrier’s largest aircraft. The multimillion-dollar upgrade of 12 aircraft includes new seating across...

SAS 2020 summer programme – 5 new destinations and 14 new direct routes

A lot of us are still thinking about the beauty and happiness of last holiday we've just spent... Time to plan your summer 2020!  Let yourself surprise by SAS 2020 summer programme – 5 new destinations and 14 new direct routes from Scandinavia – Bari, Rhodes, Tivat, Zadar and Valencia. Tickets for the summer additions will be available on 30 September.  Fo...

JAL Business Aviation Officially Launches Service

In order to Enhance the Business Jet Market in Japan, JAL Business Aviation Officially Launches Service! JAL Business Aviation (JALBA), established on January 11th, 2019.1 is now registered as an official business in the travel industry and will offer 3 services, including charter flight arrangement services as shown below. Services offered by JAL Business Aviation - Charter F...

New aviation experiences at Dubai Mall by Emirates

The larger goal of company is to excite visitors across all ages by delivering a memorable, tangible piece of Emirates and tell the brand story through unique experiences and innovative travel products. The Emirates A380 Experience, the region’s only public A380 flight simulator has now been relocated to the second floor of The Dubai Mall, adjacent to the Dubai Aquarium & Underwat...

Landing Gear Overhaul Agreement between Liebherr-Aerospace and J-Air

Liebherr-Aerospace has signed a long-term service agreement with J-Air covering the overhaul of the landing gear systems of the airline’s 15 Embraer E170 family aircraft. This new contract is another important milestone in Liebherr-Aerospace’s successful pursuit of landing gear overhaul campaigns. “Intense collaboration of the teams during the selection process has e...

Air New Zealand Order for Eight Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners is finalized

Air New Zealand and Boeing finalized an order for eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes valued at $2.7 billion at list prices. The carrier, recognized for its long-range flights and global network, will integrate the largest Dreamliner model into its world-class fleet of 787-9 and 777 airplanes from 2022 to strategically grow its business. The airplane deal, announced in May as...

First Air France A350 XWB delivered!

Congratulations Air France on the delivery of it's first A350-900! The airraft is considered as the world’s most efficient all new design wide-body aircraft. The first jet out of a total order of 28 was handed over to Anne Rigail, Air France Chief Executive Officer and Benjamin Smith, Air France-KLM Group Chief Executive Officer, by Airbus Chief Commercial Officer Christia...

Qatar Airways to operate an A350-900 to Brussels

Qatar Airways will start operating an A350-900 Airbus from 27 October for flights from Brussels to Doha. Passengers will enjoy a unique travel experience thanks to this new generation aircraft which offers unrivalled comfort and is widely acclaimed for its spacious and quiet two-class cabin thanks to an outstanding noise isolation. Whether in Business or Economy Class, passengers will benefit f...

Airbus’ FHS-TSP solution to maintain Vistara A320 fleet

Vistara has signed a long-term contract to partner with Airbus for their Flight Hour Services - Tailored Support Package (FHS-TSP). The contract will cover engineering and maintenance for 62 aircraft, including 23 existing ones. The FHS-TSP contract provides integrated and guaranteed services ranging from the supply and repair of components to the manufacturer’s unique Fleet Technica...

Etihad Cargo amplifies North American footprint

Etihad Cargo has announced its winter schedule and network plan will come into effect on September 29, with new weekly freighter services marking an increased presence in the United States of America and other strategic global cargo markets. Leading Etihad Cargo’s annual refresh is the enhancement of its freighter services between Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and Columbus, O...

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A digital alliance to develop new predictive maintenance cross-fleet solutions

Airbus and Delta Air Lines are forming a digital alliance to develop new predictive maintenance and health-monitoring solutions for airline customers worldwide from 2020. To be accessed via a unified...

A Join venture cooperation: Air France, KLM, China Eastern and Virgin Atlantic

Air France, KLM, China Eastern and Virgin Atlantic today signed a MOU concerning the extension of the existing joint venture between Air France, KLM and China Eastern with the addition of Virgin Atlan...

Cairo joins the Emirates A380 network

Emirates will introduce a regular scheduled commercial A380 service to the Egyptian capital starting from 27 October 2019, four times a week. The only airline to operate a scheduled A380 service to Ca...

First Air Astana Airbus A321 Long Range aircraft presented at ceremony in Nur-Sultan

Air Astana presented its first Airbus A321 Long Range (LR) aircraft at a ceremony held in the airline’s technical centre at Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport . The airline is the f...

New CAE and easyJet training centre inaugurated in Milan

CAE Milan centre for training more than 2,000 easyJet pilots from all over Europe is open! CAE and easyJet inaugurated the new centre alongside local Italian and Canadian government officials....

Azerbaijan Airlines introduces mobile application for iPhone and Android devices

Azerbaijan’s national air carrier - AZAL rolled out its own mobile application for iOS (version 9.0 or later) and Android (version 5.0 or later) smartphones. The mobile application with...